Danny Burde Needs Your Help
Danny is raising funds to assist his family during this trying time, and any contributions would be gratefully received.
Santa Clara police officers were arrested early Saturday after colleagues responded to an address on Saratoga Avenue and discovered his date suffering visible injuries, according to police. He had been working off-duty at the time, and is currently on paid leave until an investigation concludes.
Early Life and Education
Burde excelled as a college wide receiver at Virginia Military Institute, producing three 1,000-yard seasons and finishing his career second, third, and fourth respectively in receiving yards, touchdown receptions, single season catches, and total receiving yards accumulated over four years. He recorded 162 catches and 2,101 yards over his four years.
Burde served as Old Dominion’s pass game coordinator and recruiting liaison from 2012-14, developing three 1,000-yard receivers: Antonio Vaughan, Larry Pinkard, and Nick Mayers. Additionally, he mentored rising NFL talent Isaiah Ford as well as current Duke wideouts Sahmir Hagans and Eli Pancol.
Burde established G.A.M.E Academy during his free time – a non-profit that provides football training and tutoring services for high-school and middle-school athletes in an infectious disease free environment – raising over $80,000 to date.
Dan has previously held roles in refugee resettlement and international education, including teaching English in France. At SAR he oversees its Academic Freedom Monitoring Project as well as case advocacy through Scholars-in-Prison; additionally he produces SAR’s Free to Think report series while raising public awareness of global issues through public engagement activities.
Santa Clara Police Officer Justin Burde was arrested after officers responded to a Saratoga Avenue home and observed his date suffering visible injuries. Burde had been off-duty at the time and has been placed on paid leave pending investigation.
At Temple B’nai Sholom he serves on the board for Beth Am Israel Synagogue; is an assistant coach with Lower Merion Soccer Club (LMSC); serves on several committees for community development; runs his own law practice in Narberth, Pennsylvania and manages it sololy.
Achievement and Honors
Burden graduated Virginia Military Institute as one of three All-Big South wide receivers, ranking second, second and third respectively for career receptions, touchdown receptions and receiving yards respectively in school history. Additionally he holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
He served as recruiting coordinator and wide receivers coach with Old Dominion before taking on similar responsibilities at Tech. While at Old Dominion, he groomed multiple 1,000-yard performers such as Antonio Vaughan, Larry Pinkard, and Nick Mayers – three players whose success remains significant to this day.
At Bloomberg Associates, Burde helps city leaders create healthier cities step-by-step. She specializes in walkability, biking and pedestrian programs, traffic calming, road diets and people-first planning; encouraging communities to focus on these principles for higher property values and millions in development investments.
Burde is widely respected as a pioneer of urban planning and sustainable design. Her work has been featured in many magazines and books, including “Planetizen.” From 2002 to 2013, Burde served as Chair of the New York City Planning Commission; currently, she serves as Principal at Bloomberg Associates.
She has received many prestigious accolades during her career, such as ULI’s J.C. Nichols Prize. Through her dedication to creating exciting public spaces that foster urban innovation, she has become a champion for urban innovation.
She is a proud mother to two children and an outstanding grandmother, an avid hiker, passionate animal advocate, and has participated in multiple community and civic projects as a volunteer.
Burde has amassed an estimated net worth of $400,000. His main source of income comes from playing professional snooker. Additionally, he owns and runs a sports bar/restaurant in Santa Clara, California.
He is an esteemed member of the World Snooker Academy and has won multiple tournaments on its main tour. Additionally, Burde is also an accomplished amateur player.
At Qualifying for the World Championship 2018, he defeated Peter Ebdon and John Higgins to advance to the last 32, but ultimately fell 10-8 against Thepchaiya Un-Nooh.
He is the loving husband of Delores Bardachowski; proud father to Dina (Mark) Musica, Denine Acovelli, Debra Burde and Daniel Burde; beloved grandfather of Stephanie, Jessica, Matthew, Brittany Brandon Mikayla Patrick Amberly Ryan Christopher Melissa as well as great-grandfather to seven. Additionally he enjoys following both Chicago Blackhawks and Cubs baseball teams.